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Email List Benefits

Suppliers are encouraged to register for the Noridian email list. By completing a one-time, five-minute activity, suppilers will be emailed notifications of Medicare updates, changes, education events, and time-sensitive information. The information included in the email list is also available on the Latest Updates portion of our website.
 
Suppliers who have registered for the Noridian email list will typically receive one email each Tuesday and Friday. CMS distributes the MLN Connects eNews listserv to MACs which are then sent out to suppliers on Thursdays. There are rare occasions when Noridian needs to send an additional email to supplement the Tuesday and Friday scheduled emails. The ‘special' emails are sent infrequently and are based on state-specific content such as a workshop announcement or an alert to a time-sensitive topic.
 
When registering for the Noridian email list, suppliers elect to have their emails arrive in either HTML or text format. An HTML example email is provided below.

Image of the Jurisdiction A listserv is displayed.

Categorized Articles

To help suppliers see which articles apply to them, the article title, the source of the article if it was authored by CMS, the introductory paragraph, and a hyperlink to read the entire article is provided. If an article is assigned to a category the supplier has not expressed interest in, the introductory paragraph will not be included.

  1. Articles are either assigned to a category of interest or are published as a general announcement.
  2. During email list registration, each supplier determines which categories impact their Medicare business.
  3. The article in those categories appears at the top of the supplier's customized email.
  4. Articles that apply to a variety of Medicare suppliers are included within the General Announcements Section.
  5. In the event there is not an article for a specific category, a statement will display indicating there are no articles available for this scheduled distribution.
  6. Unless an article is applicable to a specific state, all subscribers receive the same articles; except the order in which the articles appear may differ based on category of interest preferences.

Advertisements

In each email list, beneath the "Other Topics" categorized articles, there is an advertisement. The contents of this advertisement traditionally contain an image, a brief statement, and a hyperlink labeled "read more" that directs suppliers to a portion of the Noridian Medicare website with detailed information regarding the topic advertised. The advertisement often promotes workshop registration, the use of self-service tools, or resource materials to help address identified billing issues.

Resources / Links

Each email contains a resources and hyperlink section in the right margin. Suppliers are able to quickly access the What's New articles previously published and distributed through the email list in addition to seeing when the call center may be closed for training or holidays. There are promotional topics or campaigns Noridian chooses to highlight. Each email contains a hyperlink to unsubscribe or change categories of interest for the Noridian email list.

Registration

1. Click on the "Register Now" link in the left navigation menu of this page under FEES & NEWS.

2. Complete the information in Step 1 (email and password) and Step 2 (name) to establish your personal profile. Then select Ok.

Steps One and Two of the Email Listserv registration are displayed.

3. On the Noridian Medicare Email Lists page, you can subscribe, unsubscribe or edit the profiles of the email lists shown. You may also access and change any features of your personal profile from this page by selecting My Profile.

Noridian listservs to subscribe or unsubsribe are displayed.

4. A confirmation email is then sent to your registered email. Select the confirmation link within the email to have the Confirmation Accepted screen appear. You may then login by entering your email address and password you provided in your personal profile.

Edit Subscription Profile

To have articles categorized to fit your preference, providers need to provide the name of their facility, job title/position, state in which they provide Medicare services and the areas of interest.

The form that needs to be completed to subscribe to the Jurisdiction A listserv is displayed.

To select more than one "Billing State(s)" or "Area of Interest", hold down the CTFL key on your keyboard and select the additional states or areas of interest. To select the entire list, select the first time, hold down the "SHIFT" key, scroll down the drop down box and select the last item on the list.

Providers may choose to receive either formatted HTML or simplified text format of the emails. Providers may also choose to stop receiving emails in the event they plan to be out of the office for more than three weeks.

Password Resets

In the event the password has been forgotten, providers may enter their email address and indicate they need to request their password. An email is sent that contains the registered email address and associated password.

Screen for logging into manage your password or email subscriptions is displayed.

Last Updated Aug 26, 2016